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procedural, we have... we are very method cal in documenting our conversations, what we are discussing, time of meetings, both, because i don't want you to think that i am trying to evade what you are asking me. from an audit background we have generally accepted the counties and auditing principles that help us in terms of documenting so that we are supporting the out comes or the reports. so it is very method cal. and are there procedures and (inaudible) to you and your controller's office, what documents should be kept in the file. and what should not? >> i don't know if we are that explicit in our manual. >> generally, do you... what is the delineation between this? or this correspondence and going in the file. here is the correspondence on the other side. that is justifying what (inaudible) in a file. so, again, what is needed. you will find in the audit world and the investigation world you are not havin
of sciences opened in 2008, it quickly became one of the top tourist magnets in the city. part of the cal academies' astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up the doors every thursday night at the california academy of sciences. there are certain things you can see every week you can go to the museum, visit the planetarium, and we bring in bars and a deejay or band. it is a different feel from during the day, something different every week. tonight , we have beer and music. -- tonight we have great beer and music. it is beer week. we have a dozen local brewers in african hall. we have a deejays to set up throughout the museum and a live performance at 9:00 p.m. tonight. >> what has been your favorite part as a participant or as an observer? >> my favorite part is to walk around the aquarium in to see people with a drink in their hands, getting to know maybe somebody new, may be lo
environment and she been such a great champion of public transportation that even cal train named a loco motor after jackie spear. please welcome congress woman jackie spear. >> thank you mr. mayor. thank you secretary lahood. thank you to the incredible leadership, senator feinstein, nancy pelosi and mayor lee and the board of supervisors to chairman nol an from the sfmta. i am on pins and needles. do we have anything else to report? it's still at the same point we think they're in commercials. i am reminded from the song from "top gun" "take my breath away" and $942 million takes my breath away and i think to mayor lee for that amount i think we should get a leather flight jacket to thank mr. lahood for the great gift to our great city. the new money that is going to be used here is going to create 1,000 new jobs before the end of the year with many more jobs to come after that. that is something to applaud. thank you again secretary lahood for that. this is one point 7 miles very similar to the length of the golden gate bridge when 75 years ago that was going to be built and littl
, i don't know why they wouldn't. but any way we just assumed it so we are going to mark the cal calendars for the first monday in november, we hope that you can join us georgia. >> thank you for coming and giving your report and thank you for coming up front to introduce yourself. we are going to move on to the next item. thank you very much. >> next item is f, public comment on consent items. >> there are, i believe, two or three speakers. dennis, kelley? ramison and harris and susan sullivan? >> thank you very much, i'm dennis kelley, in san francisco. and i join you in your flashing your orange and black tonight. i will let you know that i have made a wager with the president of the detroit federation of teacher and the michigan federation and i would urge you to reach out to john telfer the superintendant in detroit, although he had a heart attack at the beginning of this month and we hope that he is all right and can bear the whole idea of this. i have asked you to look at a couple of items on the agenda tonight, the first one is k-14. k-14 has you spending during these tim
the they theory cal concept of protecting them in the future by keeping things confidential. but it doesn't work in reality, you see? now, if you conduct the f.b.i., and ask for information about a closed case, they will tell you that how they investigated the process is confidential. some of the information is confidential but they will still send you the file, sometimes it will be completely blackened out. but you know that there is something. but here with ethics, and with the coll
, there existed a cal food supermarket, they decided to pull out of that area and all of us were troubled at the idea that that very dense set of neighborhoods, really the intersection of middle poke, lower poke and nob hill would be left without a supermarket, so it would be to bring a trader joe's along with a cvs along to that site, it has unanimous support of what we want to see happen there, now cvs wanted a liquor license nr the neighborhood and this is a part of my district that has a significant number of liquor licenses and i want to thank the neighborhood associations that worked with my office as well as the project spore -- sponsor to come up with a good solution, and that is as follows, cvs would like to have a liquor license but what the neighborhood and what my office has asked them to do is to purchase several liquor licenses, particularly at 2 undesirable alcohol retailers to take two licenses off the street in return for the liquor license that they will have, cvs has purchased the licenses from jane d. liquors at 1042 polk street in the lower poke neighborhood as well
of human resources create a data base for personnel to cal log services and operating system. recommendation 14. what i had stated here requires further analysis but i would say i think we agree that would help departments and identifying resources. i would like to work closely with labor and department heads to understand the best way to move this forward. so one more page is findings and recommendations. let's go to finding number 20. find be number 20. there is no effort to gather and utilize comprehensive and quantitative data to track how ict functions and what i stated for this i personally disagree. while there are efforts to see how they function departments don't have incentive to assist in such efforts. finding number 21. the five year ict plan is not a strategic plan. it doesn't calculate how the changes in the system would impact the cost and i agree with that and ought to be that plan at this time but only current plan of projects. number 22. they are experiencing difficulty in hiring these group of people with skills and i agree and hiring managers with
. as he was checking in and an inbound n car went past me towards the ballpark and the cal train. i told that to the three one one operator and by the time it came back to the embarcadero station after being by the ballpark and the people waiting patiently except for me at the embarcadero station would do well to get on the train much less get a seat. he was a pol gettic and he assured me he noted my call. within five minutes an out bound train came in to the embarcadero station empty. the schedule indicated it would be more than 30 minutes to the next out bound train and by the time this train got to powell street station it was full and more people each stop after. since the three one one operator knew nothing about a problem and meant all those people didn't call because they didn't expect to get any better service. number three, another more recent time i boarded in train at third avenue and the signage said it was only going to church street. i got on and the driver said in a clear voice on a clear pa system that the train would go only to church street. at every stop he inf
with it. is there emppir cal evidence intrp? >> if we go through september and the switchbacks you have to go through because every one is different, and the relative benefit of the switch back in terms of schedule time -- if you took each of the incidents and walk through them and okay we switch a j line train at 30th and church and had accident at balboa and people ran regular service downtown and each of the incidents we could point to the scheduled benefit was, and you have to look at these things again. these are a recovery technique, so they're not something that we go in and plan everyday and we're going to have 15 -- our target is 15 switchbacks. our target is ten. >> that seems like anecdotal evidence. did you provide the grand jury with empirical evidence? those are the findings here. i am asking about that. >> like i said we don't agree with that particular finding but if you go down, and we provided substantial amount of information, notebooks, discs, but we are happy to go through each of the incidents and took a particular month, and again took september and 182 switc
they wouldn't. but any way we just assumed it so we are going to mark the cal calendars r
's an attorney with the united states court, a mother of four. active in our community and on the cal hollow association board of directors and very interested in both brain health and hour owe science. on the mental health board lynn has worked to increase the board standards and content of mhb more engaging and directed. produce more professional annual reports. i think most importantly really worked tirelessly to make sure the interests of the mental health community are well represented not only in the district but across san francisco. she does a great service to her role in the mental health board ask lynn i want to thank you. you've been the district 2 appointee since i came into office. i want to thank you for your service. i know you've been doing it for a while and i want to thank you for all of your efforts not just on our behalf but the mental health community. * district 2 behalf want to honor you for serving and thank you for all you do. (applause) >>> thank you, supervisor farrell and thank you, members of the board, for this recognition. given that san francisco has in per c
& ? deputy, director rick cal dera and operations deputy madeline,/zñ?ñ? peggy, my assistant, alex, supervisor elsbernd's office and judson, from the president's office. but most importantly, to the=añ?ñ? board, in total, for approving the department's budget, which allows me ñ?ñ? to have ñ?ñ? kay gulbengay to shepherd this for me and theñ?ñ? board. she has combined exerns as an assistantoñ?ñ? clerk, as a legislative deputy clerk and as active clerk of the board, 40 years worth, in the department, and extensive knowledge of the board's rules of order. i am grateful to kay for her effort. so now, i will hand it over to kay to review what the most salient changes are. afterwards i would3hñ?ñ? like to review with the committee a couple of additional amendments that we're going to ask for in the end, we're going to ask that an amendment of the whole be accepted. our expectation is that should those amendments be accepted then the document itself will sit in your committee for two weeks to allow supervisors and l
for several deputy, director rick cal dera, and operations deputy madeline,? peggy, my assistant, alex, supervisor elsbernd's office and judson, from the president's office. but most importantly, to the=añ? board, in total, for approving the department's budget, which to shepherd this for me and the? board. she has combined exerns as an assistantoñ?ñ? clerk, as a legislative deputy clerk and as active clerk of the board, 40 years worth, in the department, and extensive knowledge of the board's rules of order. i am grateful to kay for her effort. so now, i will hand it over to kay to review what the most salient changes are. afterwards, i would3hñ?ñ? like o review with the committee a couple of additional amendments that we're going to ask for, in the end, we're going to ask that an amendment of the whole be accepted. our expectation is that should those amendments be accepted then the document itself will sit in your committee for two weeks to allow supervisors and legislative aides and members of the public opportunity to review them before we hear it in december at the full boar
and also students and professors from cal poly, san francisco state, and u.c. berkeley, and many more that i couldn't begin to rattle off. i think it's important at the beginning just to acknowledge that the process was very inclusive, a lot of people, and the final plan that is in front of you is a result of a lot of people's input. so, with that, to begin our next section of the presentation, i would like to introduce jim meeko, the chair of the western soma citizens task force. >> thank you very much, and thank you, president fong and commissioners. it's such a pleasure to finally be here at the tail end of this process. i'm glad corey mentioned the bulk of our work was really done between 2005 and 2008, but that's not to imply that we haven't been doing important things since then. but i'll leave it to corey to explain to you why it's taken this long to finally come before you for this final stage of the process. it would be disingenuous to imply this process was not without controversy. in 2004, when this commission recommended that western soma be removed from the eastern neighb
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